Role of ureteric stents in relieving obstruction in patients with obstructive uropathy

@inproceedings{Shehab2013RoleOU,
  title={Role of ureteric stents in relieving obstruction in patients with obstructive uropathy},
  author={Mohammad Shehab and A. El Helali and Mohamed Abdelkhalek and Mahmoud Abdelshafy and Mahboub Mourad and H. El Helaly and M N L Zikry},
  booktitle={Urology annals},
  year={2013}
}
PURPOSE The aim of this study is to evaluate the role of ureteric stents in relieving obstruction and improvement of kidney function in patients with obstructive uropathy. MATERIALS AND METHODS This study involved 138 patients with obstructive uropathy with age ranged from 2 months to 73 years. Patients classified into two groups: Group (I): Includes 57 patients (41.3%), ureteric stents fixed to them; and Group (II): Includes 81 patients (58.6%) managed by other treatment modalities. All… CONTINUE READING